RELIGION

Selva Vinayagar Temple: Discourse on ‘Aanmega Arulamudam’ by Shanmuga Tirukkumaran, Railway Colony, 7.30 p.m.

Madanagopalaswamy Temple: Discourse on ‘Vyasa Bharatham’ by Sengalipuram B. Damodara Dikshithar, West Masi Street, 6.30 p.m.

Panniru Tirumurai Mandram: Tirumurai festival; Tirumurai music by T. Avinasinatha Oduvar, 6 p.m.; discourse on ‘Tirumurai’ by M. Arunagiri, Tiruvalluvar Kazhagam, North Adi Street, Meenakshi Sundareswarar Temple, 7 p.m.

Tiruvalluvar Mandram: Discourse on ‘Sivagnana Mabadiam’ by N. S. Sundararaman, S. S. Colony, 5 p.m.

Ramakrishna Mutt: Bhajan, New Natham Road, 6.30 p.m.

Chinmaya Mission: Discourse on ‘Upanishad’ by Srinivas Chaitanya, Chinmaya Meenakshi, 7th Cross Street, Doak Nagar, 6.45 p.m.

Gita Bhavanam: Bhagavad Gita yagnam, East Gate, 7 a.m.

St. Xavier’s Choultry Trust: 77th annual festival, Rev. Fr. Z. Joseph Selvaraj leads holy mass, 69 East Madurai Station Road, 6 a.m. and 7 p.m.

CULTURE

Prajapita Brahma Kumaris Ishwariya Vishwa Vidyalaya: Free Rajayoga meditation classes, 36 Meenakshi Nagar, P and T Nagar; 40 Sambandamoorthy Street, 211/95 East Veli Street and 357 Anna Nagar, 6.30 a.m. and 5.30 p.m.

Gandhi Memorial Museum: T. Ravichandran conducts yoga, meditation and pranayama classes, 6 a.m., 10.30 a.m. and 5 p.m.

Aanmeega Kalvi Nilayam: Free meditation class, Madurai Arivu Tirukoil, 24 Besant Road, Chokkikulam, 6 a.m.

Maharishi Ved Vigyan Bhavan: T.V. Rajendran conducts transcendental meditation classes, Gandhi Museum, 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Yoga Research Centre: V. Saravanan conducts yoga therapy classes, Department of Philosophy, Madura College, 6.30 a.m.

Indian Institute of Yoga: R. Muruganandham conducts yoga therapy and pranayama classes, 5 Subramania Siva Street, Marudupandian Nagar, 6 a.m., 6.30 p.m. and 7.30 p.m.

Centre for Experiencing Socio-Cultural Interaction: ‘Medai 2009,’ national music workshop and festival; ‘Mann Vaasanai,’ exhibition of photographs, 10 a.m.; drama performance, Majagram, Natham Road, 7 p.m.

GENERAL

Madurai Kamaraj University: A. Abdul Kareem, former Vice-Chancellor, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, inaugurates refresher courses in computer science and environmental studies, P. B. Gopalakrishnan, Director (in charge), Academic Staff College, presides, Faculty Guest House, 11.30 a.m.; A. Jeganathan reviews ‘Thoughts of M. C. Raja,’ Department of Guru Nanak Studies, 3 p.m.

Thiagarajar College of Engineering: National conference on ‘Nano materials for energy harvesting,’ KS Auditorium, 10 a.m.

Society for Community Organisation Trust: K. Venkataswami, secretary, District Legal Service Authority, inaugurates seminar on ‘Violence against women and legal remedies,’ Rev. Sr. A. Jospine Nirmala Mary, Vice-Principal, presides, Jubilee Hall, Fatima College, 2 p.m.

Tamil Nadu Science and Technology Centre: P. Iyamperumal, Executive Director, inaugurates workshop for science teachers of rural schools in Usilampatti educational district; B.K. Tyagi, scientist, Vigyan Prasar, addresses; Rev. Fr. G. Pushparaj, Principal, presides, Arul Anandar College, Karumathur, 10 a.m.

TOPKIDS: Lecture on ‘Step up your concentration’ by Siva, Elango Corporation Higher Secondary School, 3 p.m.; on ‘Communication skills’ by Vijayalakshmi, Thiagarajar Model Higher Secondary School, Teppakulam, 3 p.m.

M.S. Chellamuthu Trust and Research Foundation: Refresher programme for counsellors, Bodhi, Alagarkoil, 9.30 a.m.

Alcoholics Anonymous: Meeting, Rosary Church, Town Hall Road, 7.30 p.m.